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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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2,215,574
texts
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collections
2,620
movies
1,145
images
650
audio
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1,989,914
Always Available
193,259
Available to Borrow
32,401
Waitlist
Year
12,159
1997
12,123
1996
12,785
1995
12,728
1994
12,643
1993
12,307
1992
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Topics & Subjects
32,308
genealogy
24,203
public domain
19,283
Numismatics
14,446
Periodicals
14,039
Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
13,487
Flowers Seeds Catalogs
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6,255
city of fort wayne, indiana
5,534
united states. department of agriculture. radio service
4,443
associated students of brigham young university
4,364
united states. bureau of agricultural economics
4,243
united states. court of appeals (district of columbia circuit)
4,099
united states. foreign agricultural service
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Language
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English
223,708
German
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French
55,495
Spanish
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Handwritten English
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Italian
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May 21, 2019 Marshall, Marguerite Mooers, 1887-1964; Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture. NcD
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favorite 3
comment 1
Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
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Topic: Nurses
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Hilliard, Nerina
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eye 162
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comment 1
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Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Willis, Jeanne; Ross, Tony, ill
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eye 58
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comment 1
Originally published: London : Andersen, 2005
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Topics: Mice, Infants, Gorilla, Mice, Babies, Gorilla, Humorous stories
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Jane Goodall
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favorite 1
comment 1
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Topics: Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Juvenile literature, Chimpanzees -- Juvenile literature, Zoologists --...
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
texts
eye 14
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comment 1
"Ages 10-14"--P. [4] of cover
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Topics: Old age, Foster home care, Old age, Foster home care, Foster home care, Old age
Petersburg Public Library
May 20, 2019 Peabody High School
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comment 1
Petersburg, VA
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Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, lions,...
American Libraries
May 20, 2019 William Wordsworth
texts
eye 2,040
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=R8UPv8fRGvYC&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 19, 2019 Berg, Carol; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
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comment 1
"A ROC book."
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Books to Borrow
May 19, 2019 Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.); Soper, Alexander Coburn, 1904-
texts
eye 184
favorite 6
comment 1
Bibliography: p. [493]-499
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Topics: Art, Architecture, Architektur, Geschichte, Kunst
Books to Borrow
May 19, 2019 Dawson, Carley
texts
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comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Magic, Fantasy
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=gTX-uSzS2fAC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville , Henry Reeve, Francis Bowen
texts
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=n1QPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
texts
eye 260
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=FMwrPn6t-VkC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
texts
eye 508
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=P_zoTS1aB18C&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859; Bradley, Phillips, 1894- ed; Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895, tr; Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890
texts
eye 1,490
favorite 2
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Democracy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=pv9msMJYxM8C&oe=UTF-8
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May 18, 2019 Drysdale, Don; Verdi, Bob
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Drysdale, Don, Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team), Baseball players
"Mainly abridged from Webster's international dictionary."
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Topic: English language
Books to Borrow
May 17, 2019 Knight, Damon Francis, 1922-
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They say.--Vinge, J.D. Tin soldier.--Russ, J. Reasonable people.--Lafferty, R.A. Royal licorice.--Book reviews.--Le Guin, U.K. The stars below.--Wilhelm, K. A brother to dragons, a companion of owls.--Wolf, G.K. The bridge builder.--Yaco, M. The winning of the great American greening revolution.--Wolfe, G. Forlesen.--The memory machine.--Arcs & secants
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Science fiction
American Libraries
May 17, 2019 Keep, Robert P. (Robert Porter), 1844-1904
texts
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Topics: Latin language, Greek language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=lJJfAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cornell University Library
May 17, 2019 Smith, Richard Horton, 1831-1919
texts
eye 2,855
favorite 3
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Topics: Greek language, Latin language
Books to Borrow
May 16, 2019 Renata Adler
texts
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comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980
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May 16, 2019 Simpson, John A
texts
eye 115
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comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wörterbuch, Englisch Wörterbuch
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May 16, 2019 Cavendish, Richard; Burland, C. A. (Cottie Arthur), 1905-1983; Innes, Brian
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Occultism, Mythology, Religion, Mythology, Religion, Occultism, Parapsychology, Mythology,...
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May 16, 2019 Doyle, Amanda
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comment 1
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May 15, 2019 Halpern, Howard Marvin, 1929-
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comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Separation (Psychology), Autonomy (Psychology), Anxiety, Separation
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,596
favorite 4
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 4,482
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,891
favorite 2
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,961
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,362
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Chemistry -- India History
Government Documents
May 15, 2019 United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
texts
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favorite 1
comment 1
Vol. 3-6 lack subtitle
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Topics: Intelligence service, Civil rights
Source: bplgovdocs
Books to Borrow
May 15, 2019 Hill, Gregg; Hill, Gina
texts
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The children of Henry Hill, whose life inspired such works as "Wiseguy" and "Goodfellas," share their experiences of growing up in their father's world of witness protection program identities and mafia retribution
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Topics: Hill, Gregg, Hill, Gina, Hill, Henry, 1943-, Children of criminals, Family violence, Drug dealers,...
American Libraries
May 14, 2019 Danske Dandridge
texts
eye 621
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prisoners, american, revolution, board, captain, prison, jersey, ship, british, confined, american...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=vy5ozMZfT28C&oe=UTF-8
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May 14, 2019 Evans, Richard Paul
texts
eye 481
favorite 7
comment 2
"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
Books to Borrow
May 14, 2019 Francine Rivers
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favorite 1
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
The Library of Congress
May 14, 2019 Melville, Herman, 1819-1891; Schaeffer, Mead
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favorite 7
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character), Whaling ships, Ship captains, Mentally ill, Whaling, Whales
Books to Borrow
May 14, 2019 Cavendish, Richard; Burland, C. A. (Cottie Arthur), 1905-1983; Innes, Brian
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favorite 3
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Occultism, Mythology, Religion, Mythology, Religion, Occultism, Parapsychology, Mythology,...
American Libraries
May 14, 2019 Halsey, Charles S. (Charles Storrs), 1834- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 4,419
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Greek language, Latin language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Fn8XAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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May 13, 2019 Charlip, Remy
texts
eye 35
favorite 3
comment 1
Good and bad luck accompany Ned from New York to Florida on his way to a surprise party
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Adventure stories, Travel, Children's stories, American, Luck, Adventure stories, Children's...
American Libraries
May 13, 2019 J. Y. F. Cooke
texts
eye 2,746
favorite 12
comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=hNEOAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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texts
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favorite 11
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
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May 13, 2019 Covey, Stephen R
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favorite 5
comment 1
Includes index
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Topic: Spiritual life
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May 12, 2019 Dick, Philip K
texts
eye 307
favorite 7
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Science fiction
American Libraries
May 12, 2019 William W. Smith
texts
eye 2,806
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: tbe, signifies, boots, people, latin, going, cornea, cos, pertaining, public domain, boots akd,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QmoPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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May 11, 2019 Byrne, Lorna
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favorite 3
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Through different eyes -- The gatekeepers -- Stairway to heaven -- Why do you hide from me? -- Elijah -- Absorbing the pain of others -- A creature without a soul -- The intermediary -- The angel of death -- The bombers -- The angel of mother's love -- Country cottage -- Telling Joe -- I never knew I had a guardian angel -- The power of prayer -- The tunnel -- Three knocks on the window -- Isn't Lorna lucky-- -- "I'm here, I'm here--here I am!" -- The golden chain -- I need some...
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Topics: Byrne, Lorna, Women mystics, Religious biography
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May 11, 2019 Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Charlip, Remy, ill; Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, donor. DLC
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favorite 4
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When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave
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Topics: Death, Death
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May 11, 2019 Gordon, Victoria, 1942-
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favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction
American Libraries
May 11, 2019 Mabel Tuke Priestman
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favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: artistic, house, homes, colonial, walls, built, room, covered, painted, fireplace, artistic homes,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=fHBNAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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May 10, 2019 Erin Hunter
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favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Feral cats -- Juvenile fiction
Books to Borrow
May 10, 2019 Kurt Vonnegut
texts
eye 562
favorite 6
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Biodiversity Heritage Library
May 10, 2019 Davie, Oliver; Davie, Oliver. Egg check list of North American birds
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eye 704
favorite 0
comment 1
First ed., 1885, has title: An egg check list of North American birds
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Topics: Birds, Birds, Birds
American Libraries
May 9, 2019 William S. Sloane-Evans
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eye 189
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=6zlmAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Boston Public Library
texts
eye 5,228
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bentley family, Bentley, Benjamin, 1757-1818
The Library of Congress
May 9, 2019 Fryer, Jane (Eayre), Mrs., 1876- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 4,569
favorite 39
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Crocheting, Knitting
Missionary Research Library pamphlets
texts
eye 125
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Cannibalism
Books to Borrow
texts
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favorite 4
comment 1
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May 9, 2019 MacLysaght, Edward
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favorite 4
comment 1
Bibliography: p. 316-336
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Topics: Names, Irish, Names, Personal
American Libraries
May 9, 2019 Lewis, Charlton Thomas, 1834-1904
texts
eye 6,211
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Latin language, English language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=tyIPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Bible
Books to Borrow
May 9, 2019 Jordan, Penny
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comment 1
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Books to Borrow
May 8, 2019 Hart, Jessica
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comment 1
13-point type
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Princesses, Scots
National Louis University
May 8, 2019 Harrison, Elizabeth, 1849-1927
texts
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favorite 0
comment 1
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May 8, 2019 Suzanne, Jamie; Pascal, Francine
texts
eye 82
favorite 1
comment 1
"A Bantam Skylark book."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Twins--Fiction
Library's copy lacks 8th and 14th leaves of plates at end of book. Cf. Directions to binder, p. [86]
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture
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May 7, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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comment 1
"An Apple paperback."
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Topics: Babysitters, Clubs
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May 7, 2019 Miles, Cindy
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After centuries of protecting lost souls, modern day earthbound angel Gawan of Conwyk is a month shy of retirement (into blessed mortality) when a new case drops in his lap or, more specifically, onto the road to his ancient, spirit inhabited castle. When he finds Ellie stumbling in the rain, she doesn't know who she is or how she got to the north of England ; as it turns out, she is more dead than alive, a corporeal projection fluttering about betwixt the living and the unliving. To help her,...
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Topics: Romance - Paranormal, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Angels
UF Family Search
May 7, 2019 Offutt AFB, Neb. :The Command; United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command
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comment 1
Merged with: TAC attack; to form: Combat edge
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Topics: United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command, United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command,...
American Libraries
May 7, 2019 Charles Horace Hubbard, Justus Dartt
texts
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favorite 4
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=XnthDOdmsD0C&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
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eye 238
favorite 4
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Reissue of the text of the 1st edition, 1842; later editions have additional chapters
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Cottages
The American Methodism Project
May 6, 2019 Maclay, Robert Samuel, 1824-1907; Baldwin, C. C
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favorite 1
comment 2
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May 6, 2019 Jensen, Muriel
texts
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comment 1
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American Libraries
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favorite 2
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Mountaineering
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=jM42AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
texts
eye 16,809
favorite 2
comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=UkAUAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Press Service publications
May 4, 2019 United States. Department of Agriculture. Press Service, issuing body
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Caption title
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Topics: Vitamin B2, Natural foods, Nutrition, Home economics Miscellanea